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What was your fasting blood glucose? (with some chat)

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by NewdestinyX, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morening Ladies and Gentlemen and all who will brave the weather yesterday.
    A low for me 5.2 this morning.
    Today is the day to mix up the laws of Engrish grammar, so strike when you had the chance. hehehehe
     
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  2. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Lol thanks Bubbsie...that would have been fun!
     
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  3. Providence 62

    Providence 62 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 this morning, thrilled to bits with that. It's the sofa gym, I know it! Putting the books into the shelves very kindly assembled for me by Mr P. Hope that everyone is having a good weekend, weather is brightening up a bit, so I think I will head out for a little walk in a while.
     
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  4. Chronicle_Cat

    Chronicle_Cat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    4.5 for me this morning.

    @Goacher55 your homemade veg curry sounds lovely, they are the best. Rice or rice flour is a thing of the past for me, as even tiny amounts spike me terribly. I either leave it out or have konjac rice or cauliflower rice when everyone else has basmati (south Indian son-in-law) . Have you tested dals? I find I can't have them either (some people can , but unfortunately I'm not one of them). All the beans spike me with the exception of black soybeans (must try mung beans, I hear they are lower in carbs.) Strangely although chana/chickpeas spike me, besan/chickpea flour in small amounts doesn't cause spikes for me.

    My weight loss was better this week - 3 lbs or 1.3 kg
    That gives me a total loss so far of 79.39 lbs (35.7 lb or 5 stone 9), I've now lost over 29% of my starting weight.
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Brilliant well done chronicle cat
     
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  6. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic- well done.
    Question: if you fill a suitcase with things so it weighs what you have lost, can you lift the case off the ground?
     
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  7. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant!

    Here's one I did after my last night out. I just need more practice (not the alcohol, the poetry, but i think you will agree that there is potential!)
     

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  8. Chronicle_Cat

    Chronicle_Cat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think so but just barely. It's about the upper end of what I can lift with my upper body. :)
     
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  9. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Happy Birthday, @Goonergal !

    6.3 at 11:15 this morning. Latest I've slept in a long time and it felt wonderful to take my time waking up and getting up. It's dry outside again but cold, 3 degrees with 9 the forecast high, so I may stay in and exercise by doing housework.

    I hope everyone's teams are winning!
     
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  10. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not so long ago you lifted that weight every time you stood up! You bones will thank you
    Really well done - inspirational
     
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  11. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Rhubarb I apologise in advance but its been in my head all day.

    There once was a goldfish Rhubarb
    Who couldnt get on with a carb
    He decided to eat
    Lots of dairy and meat
    And soon found he needed new garb.
     
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  12. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Congratulations, @rhubarb73 !

    I had to wash my brand new jeans last night since the mailbag had some sort of glittery dust all over its lining. The jeans shrank a bit but I can still zip them up with room to spare, so I'll be keeping them. I wish they had shrunk a little lengthwise because they're still a little bit long but they'll be fine with shoes.
     
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  13. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Once more into the valley ...
    (of Hawaii..:D )

    5.4....so a happy JJ this morning.

    hey, @AngiH ..fancy seeing you here...ain't the view great..:happy:


    And happy birthday, @Goonergal ..dinner sounded delicious

    and sometimes we just got to live for some other reason then counting carbs.
    so honorary absolution for your food sins... @DJC3 .. @PenguinMum .

    and @Emma_369 ...LoL..
    [QUOTE="Emma_369, post: 1He popped to the pub for a couple at 3pm and was bringing my food back with him when he came home. Which he did. At 9.45 [/QUOTE]

    oh, dear LoL...i shouldn't, but i rather like the sound of your better half...:D
    ( and of course with such an understanding missus, he's obviously got himself a 'keeper'...;) )

    Nice ditty's, @rhubarb73 @PenguinMum ..and liking yours as well @Debandez .:hilarious::hilarious:

    Ps liking the psychology of that question @rhubarb73 .

    A bit late, but wishing you all a decent day and a great night.
     
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    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @rhubarb73 ..my t shirts from january 2017 were XXXL now L and i have had a M ..all george @ asda....and today bought a pair of 36 inch waist jeans from primark .. they fit! havent had that size since 1997!! 44inch were the norm...smug!...
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Does George have true-fit clothes? I saw a pair of George jeans at Walmart for half the price I paid for my Lee Riders but I've never tried that brand before. They also had some nice-looking flannel shirts. But when you can't get to the store to try things on, it's hard to try new brands.
     
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  16. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done- gets expensive doesn’t it. The hard thing is working out what size you will settle at.
    Easier for men I think
     
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  17. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    IME clothes-buying is often easier for men. Collar and sleeve; waist and inseam; walk into the store, pick those measurements up from the shelf, pay, walk out. Women, not so much.

    My next step is to start replacing tops that are now too big, but for those I will wait until I can go into the store and try things on, since sizes don't run consistently across brands. There is one wonderful online vendor whose clothes are true-size but whose pants (trousers?) run long. Even when they give the inseam, it's too long on me. But it is nice to buy their L instead of other vendors' XL. :)

    It definitely gets expensive. I had just ordered those new jeans when my printer ran out of ink and right now I need to make several copies for the renewal of my lease. I tried to cancel the jeans order but was thankful it was too late and didn't go through because I need the jeans too. So I bit the bullet and ordered the ink cartridge on credit. But I must make a payment on that the first of February, so the new tops will have to wait. At least too-big tops don't fall off!
     
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  18. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Thanks so much for the birthday wishes @SaskiaKC @geefull @Freema @DJC3 @shelley262 @philchap1 @dunelm @ianpspurs @Emma_369 @PenguinMum @trick60 @jjraak @karen8967 and @rhubarb73 Hope I haven’t missed anyone. After last night’s meal, had a fantastic birthday spent with good friends, chatting, drinking tea and walking the canals in Birmingham. Perfect.

    @rhubarb73 the men’s first team may have disgraced themselves, but my team - the Arsenal women’s walking football team - thrashed their West Ham counterparts before the ‘main’ event.

    @Chronicle_Cat @Diawara @rhubarb73 and @SaskiaKC great stuff on the weight loss and clothes size reduction. I am 7 sizes down from where I started. Expensive, but in a good way!
     
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  19. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you although you tagged someone else who is probably mightily confused now (you forgot the 73)
     
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  20. PenguinMum

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    Oops ...sorry everyone.
     
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